8th Annual Chocoholic Frolic
 February 19, 2015
New Location! 
 Forest Hills Lodge
on Route 173 
Presented by:
For more information and to purchase tickets visit our new website:


Aktion Club's "Cookie in a Jar"

Valentine's Day Fundraiser



Alpine Kiwanis Aktion Club is having a "Cookie in a Jar" fundraiser for Valentine’s Day. All the dry ingredients to make M&M cookies will be packaged in a 1 quart jar for purchase, you provide the wet ingredients. The cost is $10.00. All proceeds go towards Aktion Club, a community service club composed of adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Click Here for more information.


 Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder           Education Initiative

The Arc will roll out its FASD education initiative in April 2015 during Alcohol Awareness Month.
Please click here for more information. 

In preparing to leave high school, students will have many decisions to make including: What kinds of work do they want to do?  What additional education or training will be required?  Where do they want to live?  What will be required to live independently?  What transportation options do they have access to? 

Although families are encouraged to begin thinking about transition planning while children are young, formal transition planning for students with disabilities should begin by age 14.

Many parents and children find the idea of transitioning daunting and do not know where to begin.  Some parents have not yet thought about their child’s path after high school. Intersect For Ability of Northern Illinois has developed a Transition Resource Guide and Video to aid families and students in preparation for a rewarding life after high school. 

The Arc of Winnebago, Boone and Ogle Counties is pleased to be a part of this project and encourages you to view and download this Transition Resource Guide and Video if you or a loved one are beginning the transition process.

Vanessa Luongo is our Lucky Great Dream Machine Sweepstakes Winner for September 17th.  Tune in to WTVO on October 8th starting at 5am to see if she walks away with an additional $100,000! 
Thank you to everyone who donated and look for our next drawing coming in 2015! 
Robert Gray was the Lucky Summer Dreaming Winner! 
We appreciate everyone and their commitment to making our communities a better place for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. 

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